Artists for Peace and Justice Announces Details of Celebrity Themed Online Auction Hosted by charitybuzz

Category: Charity Work | Posted by: admin
Article Date: February 24, 2010 | Publication: Artists for Peace and Justice | Author: Press Release
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Hollywood actors donate red carpet gowns and tuxedos

Los Angeles, California. February 24, 2010 - Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) will partner with popular online auction site charitybuzz.com for a special celebrity awards-themed auction that will begin on February 24th. The auction will feature exclusive one-of-a kind items donated by internationally known artists. One hundred percent of the funds raised will be directed to the initiatives of APJ, a charitable organization founded by award winning writer/director Paul Haggis and friends that is committed to improving the lives of children in the impoverished and devastated nation of Haiti. APJ’s immediate goal is to build schools to serve the poorest areas of Haiti, providing an education, hot meals, clean drinking water and regular medical treatments to the children living in the slums.

WHO: Artists for Peace and Justice, a charitable organization founded by award-winning writer/director Paul Haggis and friends
WHAT: An exclusive awards-themed charity auction featuring celebrity worn red carpet gowns and tuxedos from the 2010 Golden Globes, a one of a kind Gibson guitar signed by a number of Grammy nominees including Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, and many more unique auction items

WHEN: Start date is February 24, 2010 at 12:00pm EST or 9:00 am PST. End date is March 17th, 2010

WHERE: Charitybuzz.com http://www.charitybuzz.com/auctions/artistsforpeaceandjustice/catalog_items

WHY: To support the charitable efforts of Artists for Peace and Justice in Haiti

The list of items for auction include:

Red-carpet gowns worn by Meryl Streep (gown by Chris March), Olivia Wilde (gown by Gucci), Amy Poehler (gown by Jay Godfrey), Kristen Bell (gown by Jasmine Di Milo), Jenna Fischer (gown by Halston) and Sarah Hyland (gown by BCBGMAXAZRIA, after-party dress by BCBGeneration) at the 2010 Golden Globes

Tuxedos worn by Gerard Butler (tux by Dolce & Gabbana) and Josh Brolin (tux by Dolce & Gabbana) at the 2010 Golden Globes

Gibson Guitar from the Grammy Awards signed backstage by Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Pink, Black Eyed Peas, Kings of Leon and many more
2 tickets to the Hollywood Domino Pre-Oscar Gala in Beverly Hills on March 4th

One-of-a-kind Haiti print signed by numerous celebrities including Robert De Niro, Nicole Kidman, Charlize Theron, Penelope Cruz, Gerard Butler and many more.

What is Artists for Peace and Justice?
Artists for Peace and Justice, established in early 2009, is a fundraising effort founded by Paul Haggis and friends that encourages peace and social justice and addresses issues of poverty and enfranchisement in communities around the world. The organization’s immediate goal is to build schools to serve the poorest areas of Haiti, providing an education, hot meals, clean drinking water and regular medical treatments to the children living in the slums.

For more information on Artists for Peace and Justice, please visit www.artistsforpeaceandjustice.com.